The amino acids ornithine and glutamine are combined to form ornithine
Where is it found?
Although the amino acids that comprise OKG
are present in protein foods such as meat and
poultry and fish, the OKG compound is
found only in supplements.
OKG has been used in
connection with the following condition (refer to the individual
health concern for complete information):
Who is likely to be deficient?
A deficiency of OKG has not been reported.
How much is usually taken?
Optimal levels remain unknown, though 10 grams per day has been used in clinical
Are there any side effects or interactions?
No side effects have been reported with the use of OKG.
No clear interactions between OKG and other nutrients have been established.
At the time of writing, there were no well-known drug interactions
with Ornithine Alpha-Ketoglutarate.